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Sensex ends higher as Moody's upgrade cheers

Sensex ends higher as Moody's upgrade cheers

The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 135 points or 0.42 percent at 32,897 while the broader Nifty index was up 40 points or 0.40 percent at 10,158. Sensex surged over 397 Points or 1.20% to 33,504.44 w...

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Baghdad Says Last IS-Held Town In Iraq Liberated

Baghdad Says Last IS-Held Town In Iraq Liberated

The Iraq army said it launched an assault on Friday on the small Euphrates valley town of Rawa, the last in the country still held by the Islamic State group. Russian Federation backs Syrian governmen...

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Padmavati row intensifies; Karni Sena threatens to cut Deepika's nose

Padmavati row intensifies; Karni Sena threatens to cut Deepika's nose

On this serious movie concern, Ms Padukone has been given special security by Mumbai Police after Karni Sena threatened to chop off her nose. "In a democracy, everyone has the right to protest, ...

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Lee Min-ho, Suzy have officially broken up

Lee Min-ho, Suzy have officially broken up

Meanwhile, Suzy's agency JYP Entertainment stated in response to the dating reports that they just heard the news through the Dispatch article, and that upon confirmation, they will be releasing an ...

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Mueller issued subpoenas for a dozen Trump campaign officials

Mueller issued subpoenas for a dozen Trump campaign officials

What do we know so far about Mueller's investigation? The Wall Street Journal first reported on the request. One source described it as a "cleanup" subpoena, expanding the search terms. The sub...

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Venezuelan Oil Firm PDVSA Still on the Hook despite Russia's Financial Lifeline

Venezuelan Oil Firm PDVSA Still on the Hook despite Russia's Financial Lifeline

The country now has an external public debt of around U.S. $150 billion - $45 billion of which belongs to PDVSA. China on Thursday made no offer of debt relief to Venezuela, but said it was confiden...

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Departure honors given to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Departure honors given to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Li said his visit is aimed to consolidate the momentum for the bilateral ties and make up the time and opportunities that were once lost. In a separate statement summing up discussions at the Asso...

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Situation in Harare unclear, says Zuma

Situation in Harare unclear, says Zuma

AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat said in a statement on Wednesday the AU was closely monitoring developments in Zimbabwe after the military seized power from the government on early Wedne...

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Backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea

Backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea

The meeting came after Abe and Trump renewed their pledge in their meeting last week to apply the maximum possible pressure on North Korea , to force Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and ballistic mi...

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Jared Kushner failed to make full disclosure of files

Jared Kushner failed to make full disclosure of files

President Trump's son-in-law and adviser never produced the 2016 missives about the notorious website and "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite" despite requests from lawmakers , according to ...

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NAB relaunches graft probe against Dar as accused in Hudaibiya case

NAB relaunches graft probe against Dar as accused in Hudaibiya case

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar , media reported, after the veteran politician failed to turn up for several court hearings. In...

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SA Rugby won't challenge World Cup vote, but calls for review

SA Rugby won't challenge World Cup vote, but calls for review

Do we not see that a small dose of humility and grace might have been better placed, rather than be seen to be forcing the hand of World Rugby, by our (at best) misplaced "optimism"? SA Rugby CEO Ju...

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Trump promises 'major statement' on return from Asia in cryptic tweet

Trump promises 'major statement' on return from Asia in cryptic tweet

In their joint statement, US President Donald Trump expressed his condolences for the loss of lives in Marawi City and vowed assistance in the rehabilitation of the war-torn city. He jointly met wit...

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Hyundai to rollout seven new crossovers by 2020

Hyundai to rollout seven new crossovers by 2020

The announcement came during a press conference at the Hyundai America Technical Centre and will include all-new and re-engineered models over the next two years. SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Michigan-Hyundai w...

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Russia, US at Odds Before Vote on Syria Chemical Weapons Team

Russia, US at Odds Before Vote on Syria Chemical Weapons Team

We are talking about the countries that are the guarantors of the Syrian peace process, the agenda is Syria". Trump said on Twitter that the joint inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization ...

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Judge declares mistrial in Bob Menendez corruption case

Judge declares mistrial in Bob Menendez corruption case

Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at court Thursday, just hours before a judge declared a mistrial in the bribery case against Menendez and a Florida ophthalmologist. In Menendez attorney Abbe Lowell's clos...

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Jailed Iranian-Turkish gold trader in good condition, USA says

Jailed Iranian-Turkish gold trader in good condition, USA says

Another twist in the story of Iranian-Turkish billionaire Reza Zarrab's and his ties to the Turkish government may be in cards, with new speculation that he is cooperating with USA prosecutors. Turkey...

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Iranian Olympian is auctioning his gold medal to help victims of natural disaster

Iranian Olympian is auctioning his gold medal to help victims of natural disaster

At least 540 people were killed and close to 8,000 injured when the quake hit Sunday. Nearly 9400 people in the Islamic Republic of Iran were injured as a result of the quake, including more than 10...

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Franken grabbing her breasts while she's asleep

Franken grabbing her breasts while she's asleep

Tweeden said Franken used his old comedy background to write a skit for the occasion, and she agreed to perform in it after he wrote a character for her. "Embarrassed. Belittled. Humiliated", she wr...

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Mohammad Hafeez Suspended By ICC For Illegal Bowling Action

Mohammad Hafeez Suspended By ICC For Illegal Bowling Action

Former skipper Mohammed Hafeez was suspended by the ICC due to an illegal bowling action which has barred the player from worldwide cricket with immediate effect. After he received a ban, he recentl...

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Cambodia's former opposition leader announces return to politics

Cambodia's former opposition leader announces return to politics

The party denied the accusations as politically motivated. "One thing remains crystal clear: the CNRP was dissolved not for breaking any laws, but simply for being too popular and a threat to the ru...

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Britain preparing to transfer 400 million pounds to Iran

Britain preparing to transfer 400 million pounds to Iran

Britain was ordered by an global court in The Hague to return the money paid in the 1970s by Iran's pre-revolutionary government for an order of Chieftain tanks which were never delivered to the new I...

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Trump to lift ban on importing elephant trophies from Africa

Trump to lift ban on importing elephant trophies from Africa

However, if a country is successfully working to conserve and increase their elephant populations, it's supposed to be acceptable for hunters to bring home the ivory from their kills in that country, ...

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Turkey ready to help flood-hit Greece

Turkey ready to help flood-hit Greece

All search-and-rescue operations are being conducted in the Mandra area on the western outskirts of the Greek capital, where the previous day's flooding turned roads into raging torrents of mud and de...

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ASEAN shuns mention of China's new islands, arbitration loss

ASEAN shuns mention of China's new islands, arbitration loss

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sealed the accord with the ASEAN leaders in Manila , according to China 's state-run Xinhua news agency. This left the development to speculations that the leaders...

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